Mar 25, 2014 — The Clarkson womens' hockey team came home to hugs and cheers yesterday. The Golden Knights defeated the Minnesota Golden Gophers for the North Country's first Division I national championship.
Hundreds of fans met at Cheel Arena in Potsdam.
Senior and most valuable player Jamie Lee Rattray and her teammates passed the NCAA trophy on their home ice. "Coming home today and coming through the whole North Country,"Rattray told the crowd, "these girls are so proud to bring it back here. We have a such a great community here and I couldn't be more excited to bring this back to Clarkson. Thank you."
David Sommerstein was there and captured the sounds of the celebration (click "Listen" to hear the story.) Go to full article
Mar 24, 2014 — The Clarkson womens hockey team is a national champion. The Golden Knights upset the two-time champion Minnesota Gophers 5 to 4 at the NCAA Division I Frozen Four yesterday. Go to full article
Mar 21, 2014 — In a press release yesterday, the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Authority announced ice-breaking will soon be underway in advance of the opening of the shipping season March 31.
Lori Curran, spokesperson for the agency, says it's hard to be specific about exactly when ice-breaking will progress upstream to the Eisenhower and Snell Locks near Massena. She said they're now waiting for a Canadian ice-breaker to clear the channel from the first lock in Montreal. She said it's expected to start moving upstream over the next couple of days.
Ice fishermen, snowmobilers, ATV riders are asked to stay away areas where ice has been cleared to avoid numerous open water leads and unstable ice cover caused by the clearing. Go to full article
Mar 19, 2014 — Supporters of Kinney Nursing home packed into the Gouverneur village board meeting last night. The home has been operating at a loss, and St. Lawrence Health System, which... Go to full article
Mar 18, 2014 — Kinney Nursing home in Gouverneur may close. The state health department is reviewing a closure plan submitted in late December. If the state approves the plan, then the... Go to full article
Mar 14, 2014 — Last summer, the country's top professional anglers were catching hundreds of pounds of Bass in the St. Lawrence River for the Bassmasters Elite tournament. Elite series... Go to full article
Mar 13, 2014 — The endorsed Democratic candidate for Bill Owens' seat in Congress finally broke his media silence Wednesday, speaking with several North Country media outlets. Aaron Woolf... Go to full article
Mar 12, 2014 — You might remember the rise of the gourmet cupcake from several years back. Now, a new designer baking trend it involves that humblest of desserts - the cookie. Bakers around... Go to full article